Good value country cottages and self-catering accommodation and bargain breaks in the UK

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Primrose Cottage - North Yorkshire Dales (sleeping up to 4 in 2 bedrooms).  Dog friendly.good value self catering Yorkshire Dales

Pretty 2 bedroom country cottage, stunning scenery.  Golf courses, fly fishing, cycling and pony trekking in the nearby area.  Woodburning stove for those cosy nights by the fire.  Good value, comfortable cottage.  The owners also have another cottage that can also be hired for groups of up to 10 people.


2 bedroom pet friendly good value self catering cottage in Holne, near Ashburton, Devon (sleeps up to 4, up to 2 dogs welcome by arrangement)

dog friendly good value self catering sleeps 4 near Ashburton Devon
Stoodley Barn in Devon is a delightful barn conversion which is full of character.   The property is 190 metres above sea level and the views are magnificent.  Ideally situated within Dartmoor National Park, with some of the most beautiful parts of the moor being on the doorstep.  Good value accommodation for a self catering holiday in Devon.

Fishermans Cottage at Hele Bay, Ilfracombe, Devon (sleeps 4 in 2 bedrooms)

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Seaside cottage next to South West Coastal Path and less than 100 yards from the beach in North Devon.Pet-friendly. Self catering accommodation for 4 people. 2 pubs within 5 mins walk both serving excellent food. Rambler's paradise, just 2 mins walk to coastal path. Comfortable accommodation and a warm welcome. Sea view from bedroom and sitting room.

Click on the photo for more information about this good value cottage including price.

2 bedroom cottages situated in the hills and fields overlooking the outstanding Cheddar Gorge, Somerset levels and Mendip Hills

good value cottages in Somerset

Ashton Cottages are comfortably decorated and are well situated for exploring the Heart of the West Country. Bath, Bristol, Glastonbury, the coastline with superb seaside resorts such as Burnham on Sea and Minehead, the Somerset Levels and Exmoor are all within an hours' drive of Ashton Cottages.



2 bedroom pet-friendly cottage in Bude Cornwall - good value deal

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Lovely ground floor cottage in the quiet hamlet of Rosecare on North Cornwall Coast. • Ideal holiday cottage in Bude Cornwall for four people
• Well behaved dogs welcomed 

• The cottage is available to rent for holidays and short breaks all year round
• Children most welcome - cot and high chair available.
• Ground Floor Access which makes it suitable for everyone
• Walks from the front door
Complimentary Cornish cream tea on arrival
Click on the photo of Granary Cottage to find out more about a self catering holiday in Bude 

Mill House Holiday Cottages - short breaks and last minute deals throughout the year.Good value self catering


Pet friendly self catering accommodation - set in the midst of unspoilt countryside, rolling farmland, wild flower meadows, numerous quiet country roads and green lanes and footpaths in Lincolnshire. Hot tub on site.Contact Ursula for details of last minute deals and availability (click photo for contact details).


Bungalow to rent in the heart of the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, sleeps 4  - Pets welcome

For a short break or an adventure holiday in the Forest of Dean. Clean, Modern bungalow in the heart of the Forest, sleeps 4 (+2).With great access to birds, wildlife, canoeing, caving, cycling, walking or simply stunning countryside.

Click on the photo on the right for further details

Hipsley Farm Cottages

Self catering cottages WarwickshireCollection of country cottages in Warwickshire countryside.  Relaxed, quiet location - ideal for relaxing and enjoying the countryside, yet only 20 minutes drive to Birmingham and the N.E.C for those wanting to get out and about.

Some cottages sleep 2 whereas others can accommodate up to 7. These offer good value for a touring holiday incorporating Stratford upon Avon, Warwick and perhaps the north Cotswolds.


Good value high quality self-catering in the Lake District - sleeps 6


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The Lodge is a stunning three bedroom 3 bathroom 5 star cottage awarded Cumbria Tourism '2008 Self Catering Holiday of the year'.

The cottage was converted to an exceptionally high standard with a luxury feel, a mix of contemporary style whilst maintaining traditional features of the original building.  The cottage sits in open parkland nestled in the quaint village of Hayton near to the great border City of Carlisle and only 15 miles from Gretna Green.Details of the self-catering accommodation:

  • Spacious cottage with 3 double bedrooms, 2 with king-size beds and showers rooms.  The third bedroom has the option of 2 single or a super king size bed, with a wet room bathroom and roll top bath, this bedroom is perfect for visitors with reduced mobility.  
  • A large classis homely country dining kitchen offers granite worktops, Aga, Electric cooker, dishwasher, fridge freezer, microwave, waste disposal unit. There is also a leisure area with comfy sofas and panel TV.  The utility rooms has a washing machine and tumble dryer. There is a central vacuum system installed in the Lodge creating a healthier environment.  
  • Underfloor heating throughout with a log stove in the spacious lounge. 
Outside, there is a large garden with a patio where you will find a circular tree seat, barbeque and garden furniture for relaxing in the summer sun.  There is parking for up to 4 cars. Please click on the photograph for more images and details of this good value self-catering accommodation and find out what to do in the Lake District.

Two charming holiday cottage in County Donegal, Ireland - sleeps 10 + 4

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good value self-catering cottages in County Donegal, IrelandRose’s Cottage – Newly built 4 star traditional Irish Cottage with charming features and panoramic views of the picturesque Lough Swilly.

The cottage is in an idyllic location for hill walking, fishing, and golfing, as one does on holiday in Ireland. The ideal dwelling for an activity based break, family holiday or a relaxing vacation.

There is also another cottage available if the group is  a little larger.




The self-catering accommodation in Rose's Cottage comprises:self-catering Donegal2 family rooms plus 1 double room (all ensuite) sleeps 10. This cottage comes with an open plan living and dining area with a blend of stone and timber enhanced with a wood burning stove to give a most homely setting, also features a Jacuzzi bath, antique iron beds and complimentary fixtures and fittings. Disabled/Wet Room facilities.

Phil’s Barn – Four star charmingly converted barn retaining its old traditional features. Cosy first floor living accommodation with panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean from its adjoining patio. Ideal dwelling for a romantic break or relaxing vacation. 2 double ensuite rooms - sleeps 4.These cottages are near a beach for walks in the fresh air listening to the sound of the sea. What better way to relax? Click on a cottage photograph above for details of this holiday cottage in Donegal.

Choose from a 10 person cottage or a 4 person cottage or book both for larger groups of up to 14 people. Click on photograph for prices and more information about these good value Irish self-catering cottages.


Charming 2 bedroom country cottage in north Essex/south Suffolk borders


cottage in the country near Colchester essexSpring Hall Cottage is a charming 200 years old Grade II listed thatched cottage in North Essex/South Suffolk borders. It is available at a very attractive introductory price offering excellent value for money. Recently refurbished to a very high standard with a new kitchen and bathroom complementing the wealth of exposed beams.
  • There are two separate double bedrooms one of which can be made into two single beds if required,
  • the lounge is 23 feet long which features the original inglenook fireplace,
  • the dining room area seats 8 comfortably so you can entertain your family and friends in style.

The cottage has an enclosed garden of approximately one third of an acre laid down to lawns and flowerbeds with views overlooking farm land, so ideal for children. Well-behaved pets also welcome.There is a double cart lodge and patio area with a gas BBQ provided so al fresco dining is a possibility on warm and sunny days.Short breaks are available (min. 3 nights). Welcome pack and complimentary bottle of wine.

Click on cottage photograph for details and very reasonable pricing.

Country cottages in the East Midlands offering good value for money


Well Cottage – beautiful stone detached cottage ideal for a family holiday. Wealth of character with beamed ceilings and open log fire. Enclosed garden with BBQ situated close to the village centre with pub and local delicatessen 5 minutes walk away. Rated as 4 star by the tourist board.small 1 and 2 bedroom cottageThe Old Lambing Shed – newly renovated single storey barn conversion which is set in a rural location overlooking open countryside within the picturesque Vale of Belvoir. Quiet location, this cottage is deal for a relaxing holiday for 2. Private patio area and BBQ.There is a pub serving food a 200 metre walk away.The village of Waltham on the Wolds is surrounded by beautiful rolling countryside and is situated in the picturesque Vale of Belvoir, six miles from Belvoir castle, the magnificent home of the Duke and Duchess of Rutland.
  • Great countryside for water sports at Rutland Water
  • Numerous cycle trails for safe cycling
Click on a cottage photograph to find out more and view the prices and attractive interiors of these small one and 2 bedroom cottages.

Good value 3 bedroom holiday cottage in Suffolk


holiday cottage suffolkSandpipers is a spacious 200 year old cottage on the edge of Tunstall, in a quiet village location close to the Heritage coastline. The cottage has 3 bedrooms, one of which has a king-sized bed in bedroom, then there are 2  twin bedrooms. The cottage sleeps 6 people comfortably - a futon can be provided for a 7th person if needed.  

The large living room has an open fire and a view of the pretty front garden. There is a separate dining room and well equipped kitchen.  There are large enclosed mature gardens in front and back, with off street parking in the front driveway. Visitors are welcome to help themselves to fresh herbs (and fruit in season) from the back garden.

Click on the cottage photo for more information about this good value holiday cottage in Suffolk.

Daisy Cottage for 2-3 people in Oxfordshire


  good value self-catering accommodationCosy stone walled and thatched detached cottage (sleeps 1-3) in the heart of this pretty village on the edge of the Cotswolds. There is a comfortable sitting room with uninterrupted views across the garden and onto open countryside. The cottage is completely open-plan with a spiral staircase (not safe for toddlers) to the twin bedroom. There is an additional double bed-settee although the cottage would be cramped with more than two adult guests. The kitchen is simple with an electric hob, fridge and microwave. The toilet and shower room is downstairs. Electric heating is provided at no additional charge. No smoking is allowed inside this property. There are two pubs serving good food and real ale within walking distance and a village supermarket.
Click on cottage photograph for details of this good value cottage accommodation.

Warren Cottage in rural Herefordshire - sleeps 2-4


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When it comes to good value places to stay, Warren Cottage in Herefordshire deserves a look. This holiday home has 2 bedrooms; one double and one single. If you consider the price for 3 people staying and think about the nightly rate, the price of this cottage is extremely competitive making it a great place to holiday for either a couple or a small family of 3.

This is an idyllic place surrounded by tranquil Herefordshire countryside so could be perfect for those looking for a competitively priced cottage in rural Herefordshire. Situated next to fields and woodlands, this lovely cottage right next to Aconbury Woods is just a short drive from the Black Mountains and the pleasant town of Hay on Wye. Click on the photo to find out more information about the layout of the accommodation.

St. Anthony's in Kerry, south west Ireland - sleeps 2-4 people


St. Anthony's is a charming pet-friendly 3 bedroom country cottage, ideally suited for up to 4 people. It is attached to the owner's own cottage near the small village of Lauragh, and set in a peaceful location on the road to Glanmore Lake on the Beara Peninsula.
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Country cottage in a peaceful location one of the bedrooms


The cottage is supplied with all necessary household items including a microwave, washing machine and tumble dryer for an easy life on holiday. There are 3 small bedrooms, 2 doubles and a single. A cot available on request. Bed linen is supplied. Bathroom with shower. The cottage is kept warm by oil-fired central heating and has an open fire for effect. Electricity by coin meter. A stay in St. Anthony's self-catering cottage would be quiet and peaceful. There is a shingle beach and small harbour nearby, Allihies sandy beach 20 miles away. The village of Lauragh is half a mile away, where you will find shops, a post office, a church and pub. There is often traditional music to enjoy in the local pubs and friendly locals to chat to. The cottage owners would be happy to provide further information about outings, travel, and restaurants. St. Anthony's is a simple country cottage with a big friendly welcome. Call Kitty now on 0035 364 83150 or click on one of the photographs of the cottage for more images and prices. There is no email for this cottage.


Great value for money, seaside cottage in the north of Scotland


cottage near beach in ScotlandThe Lodge is a new holiday cottage in Easter Ross in North Scotland - literally a stone's throw from the beach. This cottage has been professionally designed and equipped with all modern conveniences to offer a comfortable holiday home for self-catering weekly lets and short breaks in low season. The cottage sleeps six with plenty of private parking, and lies just two minutes from beautiful Shandwick Bay and local harbour at Balintore offering easy access to fishing and local shops.

Shandwick Bay is a small and picturesque Scottish fishing village in the Moray Firth in Northern Scotland, part of the world where you may just sport dolphins. The long sweep of sandy bay backed by dunes offers a great area for sunbathing, watersports or for long healthy walks on the shore. Walk to the beach from The Lodge, explore the cliffs where sea birds nest and swirl. The north of Scotland and its beaches is a great family discovery destination with attractive countryside, really lovely quiet beaches and it's only a drive away. The weekly let price is very reasonable for the standard of accommodation provided.

Small group of comfortable good value cottages in a charming rural location in Lincolnshire


cottage in Lincolnshire offering great value for moneyOld Barn Cottages are set in the hamlet of Great Sturton, near the Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. The three cottages have been sympathetically converted, preserving original features, to provide comfortable and spacious holiday accommodation for 2 to 5 people. Guests have the opportunity to enjoy fly fishing in the peaceful setting of a private lake, or to play croquet on the lawn or wander the woodland nature trail through private woods. Each cottage has its own colourful patio garden with panoramic views of rolling meadows and woodland. There is a barbecue area in the garden to enjoy cooking outdoors and a place for picnics. And, if you would like to go exploring, Lincolnshire offers a wealth of fascinating places to visit, both inland and on the coast. Click on the photograph to contact the owner for booking, questions or just to view interior images of this value for money self-catering accommodation.

Exceptional value self-catering holiday in a beautiful 4 bedroom country house


country house good valueThis impressive 4 bedroom stone-built country house oozes style and class and offers surprisingly good value for money for large groups of up to 10. Dating back to the 17th century, with numerous historical features and beautiful 2 acre gardens, this is a very special holiday home which is located just 45 minutes drive from the stunning Lake District National Park. This must be one of the finest holiday homes in the Trough of Bowland.

As beautiful inside as out, this country house has lots of period charm and has some wonderful original features such as sculpted columns and stone-work which are complemented by antique furniture and modern essentials to make this a very comfortable holiday house. With a games room with table tennis, darts and table football you can be assured that there will never be a dull moment with a stay here. This is an absolutely fabulous house for a group of up to 10 people, at exceptionally good value prices for the quality of the accommodation, click on the photographs of the house to view prices and details.

Good value holiday cottage in Saxmundham, Suffolk for 4 good value holiday cottage

This is a charming single-storey flint cottage with a cosy log fire in the lounge. The cottage is located in the quiet, friendly market town of Saxmundham - just 4 miles from Benjamin Britten’s concert hall at Snape Maltings and 8 miles from Aldeburgh on the Suffolk Heritage Coast and the nature reserve. This lovely cottage provides a good value comfortable base for walking the unspoilt Suffolk countryside and sightseeing in the county’s popular towns, villages and attractions. It is an excellent value for money holiday destination all year round. The cottage is fully equipped with everything you're likely to need for an easy and enjoyable stay, and the rental rates are inclusive of bedlinen, towels, electricity and logs (first basket) in winter. Click on the cottage photo to find out more...


Good value holiday cottage in Snowdonia, sleeps 4, 6 at a push on sofa bed. Pet-friendly


cottage in north Wales offering value for money accommodationBrackenbury is a Grade II listed cottage in a picturesque village location overlooking the green and the River Glaslyn. Set in the heart of the Snowdonia National park, surrounded by breathtaking mountain scenery, Beddgelert has many amenities including a shop, pubs, restaurants and a post office.The cottage – which sleeps 4 in comfort and 6 at a pinch – is furnished as a family home with many antique pieces. Accommodation comprises a conservatory with patio – ideal for sunny summer breakfasts – fully fitted dining kitchen, shower room, spacious living room with open fire, digital TV and hi-fi, and 2 bedrooms ( 1 double en-suite, 1 twin). The price includes all heating and electricity. Please bring own bed linen, towels and tea towels - owner lives in another part of the UK. Parking for 2 cars. Please click on photograph for more information, good value prices, and interior images.

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